Cranberry Cotoneaster is attractive much of the year. It has small, glossy green leaves throughout the growing season that turn purple to red in the fall before falling. It has small, pink flowers in late spring followed by red cranberry-like berries that persist into the winter. The branches are low and spreading with an attractive herringbone pattern. It makes a good foundation plant or low hedge.
This shrub prefers full sun to partial shade and will tolerate a wide variety of soils. It does not have any serious pest or disease problems.